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Frisco ISD is planning 10 separate graduation ceremonies for its high school graduates at Toyota Stadium over three days in late May and early June. (Courtesy Pexels)
Frisco ISD is planning 10 separate graduation ceremonies for its high school graduates at Toyota Stadium over three days in late May and early June. (Courtesy Pexels)

Frisco ISD is planning 10 separate graduation ceremonies for its high school graduates at Toyota Stadium over three days in late May and early June. (Courtesy Pexels)

Here are five recent updates from the metroplex, on the economy reopening in Grapevine-Colleyville-Southlake, development in Frisco and more.

Frisco ISD to host outdoor graduation ceremonies at Toyota Stadium

Frisco ISD will hold 10 separate graduation ceremonies for its high school graduates in late May and early June at Toyota Stadium.

Grapevine, Colleyville, Southlake salon, barbershop owners react to May 8 reopening

May 8 marked the first day salons and barbershops in Grapevine, Colleyville and Southlake could reopen their doors. This story collects reactions from business owners in each city.



No shortage of clients for some of Plano's earliest salons to reopen

On the first day salons were allowed to reopen in Texas, hair and nail salons across Plano reported balancing new safety measures with a high demand for their services.

Plano residents respond to census so far at fourth-highest rate among big Texas cities

A greater share of Plano residents has already responded to the U.S. census survey than all but a handful of the largest cities and suburbs in Texas.

First Street Park in Frisco takes next step in development process

At a May 12 meeting, the Frisco Planning & Zoning Commission approved a site plan for a 1.4-acre park on the southwest corner of First Street and Ash Street.

Daniel Houston, Elizabeth Uclés, Gavin Pugh, Liesbeth Powers and William C. Wadsack contributed to this report.

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Frisco confirmed on June 5 a second mosquito pool in the city had tested positive for West Nile Virus. (Courtesy Adobe Stock)
Second mosquito pool in Frisco tests positive for West Nile Virus

Frisco announced June 5 that a second mosquito pool had tested positive for West Nile Virus near Cottonwood Creek Park.

Chipotle Mexican Grill's menu features burritos, tacos, salads, bowls and chips and queso. (Courtesy Chipotle Mexican Grill)
Chipotle Mexican Grill to open this summer in North Frisco

The new location will be the fourth in Frisco.

(Cherry He/Community Impact Newspaper)
VIRTUAL TO-DO LIST: 8 online events from Frisco to stream at home in June

Browse online events from the Frisco area in June.

Although Texas restaurants began to open May 1, to-go alcohol sales will be allowed to continue, according to the Texas Alcoholic Beverage Commission. (Courtesy Pexels)
Protests, development plans and three other popular DFW stories from this week

Here are five recent updates from the metroplex on police brutality protests, a Frisco report of West Nile Virus and more.

SNAP, a federal program overseen in Texas by the HHSC, assists around 1.4 million eligible low-income individuals and families statewide. (Courtesy Adobe Stock)
Emergency SNAP food benefits extended in Texas during COVID-19 pandemic

SNAP assists around 1.4 million eligible low-income individuals and families in Texas.

At Frisco Concierge Medicine, Dr. Bryan M. Lowery helped set up a drive-thru COVID-19 testing tent at Baylor Scott & White Medical Center-Frisco on March 17. (Courtesy Frisco Concierge Medicine)
Frisco medical practices returning after furloughs, visit declines

Many primary care physicians throughout Frisco have reported steep losses in revenue due to the coronavirus pandemic.

Many of those present at the gathering of Collin County Churches wore shirts and held signs that said "praying for justice and against racism." More shirts with the same message were handed out to the crowd. (Liesbeth Powers/Community Impact Newspaper)
Photos: Scenes from prayer gathering hosted by Collin County Churches

Pastors and staff from about 10 churches prayed and spoke about racism and injustice from the steps of the Collin County Courthouse during the June 4 gathering..

The bakery is located on Dallas Parkway. (Courtesy Great Harvest Bread Co.)
Great Harvest Bread Co. now serving made-to-order bread in Frisco

The bakery also offers hot and cold sandwiches, pastries, soups and salads.

Write On Creative Writing Center's Meghan Logan, right, works with Elle Norris on Thursday. (Courtesy Write On Creative Writing Center)
Frisco business owners say 50% customer capacity is 'good news'

Several Frisco business owners said they are excited to be able to increase customer capacity to 50% following guidance from Texas Gov. Greg Abbott.

CMS also unveiled an interactive map that lets users search any nursing home in the U.S. to see its COVID-19 cases. (Courtesy Adobe Stock)
CMS reports 321 coronavirus deaths in Texas nursing homes, nearly 32,000 nationwide

CMS also unveiled an interactive map that lets users search any nursing home in the U.S. to its COVID-19 cases.

Frisco announced the spray park at J.R. Newman Park will reopen June 5 along with the spray parks at Frisco Commons and Shepherd's Glen Park. (Courtesy city of Frisco)
Spray parks return to Frisco and more: Business and community news from the DFW area

Read the latest business and community news from Community Impact Newspaper's coverage of the Dallas-Fort Worth area.

The American retailer offers casual clothes, luggage and decor. (Courtesy Lands' End)
Lands' End now projected to open mid-June in Frisco

Lands' End was originally slated to open in spring at the Centre at Preston Ridge.